This program is 28 minutes long
(Baghdad: Terry McCarthy) ABC News exclusive look at Iraq with multinational Corps-Iraq commander Gen. Ray Odierno, one of the main designers of the troops surge, featured; scenes shown of Odierno greeting the soldiers and of local citizens helping; details given about the decline in violence. [ODIERNO - says we have created a window to be successful.] [Lt. Col. John KOLASHESKI- expresses cautious optimism.] The significance of Odierno's view that we are starting to win noted.
(Studio: David Muir) The visit to Iraq by Senator John McCain shown. President Bush's call to troops overseas noted.
(Patharghata, Bangladesh: Nick Schifrin) The US relief efforts in Bangladesh after the hurricane featured; scenes shown from the village of Sharankhula where people have been waiting for food and of the relief workers on the job and having dinner. [Save the Children spokesman Kate CONRADT, USAID livelihoods adviser Courtney BROWN, Save the Children emergency response adviser Rod SNIDER- outline the relief effort.]
(Chicago: Barbara Pinto) The move against cyber bullying in one Missouri town following the suicide of bullying victim young Megan Meier featured; scenes shown from Darden Prairie, the town that passed a law making online bullying a crime; details given about Megan's MySpace relationship that turned cruel. [Bullying victim's father Ron MEIER, Darden Prairie Mayor Pamela FOGARTY, mother Tina MEIER- raise the blame issue in the tragedy.] [Center for Safe and Responsible Internet Use Nancy WILLARD- says people online can be manipulated.]
(Burbank, California: Eric Horng) The holiday bargain hunt featured; scenes shown of Thanksgiving shoppers with Christmas on their mind at a Kmart and Bass Pro Shop. [Shoppers MAN, Gary OKIMOTO, Jim CROMPTON; retail analyst Christine AUGUSTINE, Telsey Advisory Group Dana TELSEY- comment on shopping early to get deals.]
(Houston: Jeffrey Kofman) The story of military families with a mother or both parents serving overseas presented; scenes shown of the Comiskey family linking up via computer. [Via the Internet, Army Capt. Melissa COMISKEY- talks to her one-year-old son.] [Grandmother Leslie DOYLE- talks about Melissa leaving her babies.] [Becca's GRANDMOTHER, mother Spc. Sarah LONG- comment on the experience.]